Nervous Conditions Timeline
Kind of Activity:
Students will create a timeline of the events in the novel.
Common Core Standards:
To begin this activity, have students watch Tsitsi Dangarembga’s TED Talk on the importance of the creative economy. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_eDYfKWptw) Then, lead the class through a short discussion using some or all of the following questions:
· What does Dangarembga mean by a creative economy?
· What is Dangarembga’s argument?
· How does Nervous Conditions fit into her argument?
· What is the importance of art, in your opinion?
Then, instruct students to work...
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